It’s not uncommon to spot a spectacular “whoosh” sprouting out of the deep when you’re exploring the coast. Many whales call the Bay home & migratory species will pop in on route south
Three days is just long enough to get a taste of some of the top sights and activities in the Bay of Islands that showcases nature, some history, and a splash of outdoor adventure.
On the Northernmost tip of the Aupouri Peninsula, you’ll find a remote spot where two oceans meet and Maori spirits return to their ancestral homeland.
One of the longest stretches of beach in New Zealand, 90 Mile Beach may not be exactly 90 miles long – but it’s not short on natural beauty or exciting things to do.
Where to hire kayaking gear for a short paddle, & how to book an all-day or night kayaking adventure, perhaps even mixing it up with fishing, waterfall gazing or dolphin spotting.
Glowworms can be found throughout New Zealand in damp, dark, overgrown places – and are always well worth the trip! Here are the top places to find them.
Want to learn to sail or upskill, or just have a day on the water in Paradise? Find out more about local charters and yacht hire and more…
Nail the catch of a lifetime in our world-renowned waters. Fish are abundant all year, including big game action. Find the top locations to throw a line, our world-class charters & other tips.
Waterfalls in NZ come in all shapes and sizes, catering to various fitness levels. The Bay of Islands and surrounding Northland has a truly stunning array of options, come rain or shine.
Walk, hike, trek or stroll? Getting outdoors on foot is a fabulous way to explore the best of the Bay of Islands. We’ve got a bunch of options for all fitness levels.